Jesus of Nazareth in his parable of the talents cites the arrangement of a householder who as he departed on a journey left certain money to his three servants in amounts of five talents, two talents, and one talent respectively.
As a small boy the writer was taught to turn when confronted by discord to the truth of God and man as found in "the scientific statement of being" on <a class="tome-reference"
What a beautiful quality is patience! It brings to mind such Christian attributes as steadfastness, kindliness, serenity, calm endurance in seeming adversity, and unwavering faith in the goodness and eternal rightness of God's creation.
As a rebuke to the pride, self-righteousness, and hypocrisy which appeared to dominate the thinking of the religionists of his day, Christ Jesus related the parable of the publican and the Pharisee who "went up into the temple to pray".
There come times in the experience of every Christian Scientist when he is especially aware of God's call to him to look more deeply into the facts of Mind and to discern and make his own the deeper things of Spirit.
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